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The Robert Bosch Stiftung, the Goethe-Institut Thessaloniki and the German Association of Sociocultural Centers take pleasure in inviting you, together with the John S. Latsis Public Benefit Foundation and the Bodossaki Foundation, to the Opening Event of START – Create Cultural Change. Highlighting the topic participation and empowerment, the event celebrates the start of the third edition of the German-Greek cultural managers program, offering:

  • Networking opportunities with 30 cultural managers from Greece and 30 socio-cultural centers from Germany that have been selected to take part in the START capacity building and fellowship program 2017/18;

  • Talks and discussions on what it takes to trigger social change through cultural actions and innovation, inspired by a keynote speech of Stefan Horn, artistic director of the Berlin-based art association urban dialogues;

  • Insights into the transformative power of cultural initiatives in Greece, given by three START fellows of the program year 2016/17 who will receive START Scaling Grants for their outstanding projects.

Live music and artistic performances will add to the creative atmosphere of the evening. The event will be in English. Admission is free. Please feel free to share the invitation with your contacts and networks.

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

19.00 Reception

20.00 Introducing START – Create Cultural Change

Welcome address and introduction to the program activities and partner network by Atje Drexler, Head of Department International Relations Europe and its Neighbors, Robert Bosch Stiftung

Audio-visual presentation, introducing the new START fellows, by Russ Smith, ChocolateMedia.de

20.30 On the Importance of Culture as an Instrument for Social Change

Keynote speech by Stefan Horn, expert in international cultural management, artistic director of Urban dialogues currently managing the European project Labourgames

Live music performance by Singer/Songwriter Dele

21.00 The Transformative Power of Cultural Initiatives in Greece Today

Project presentation by three START fellows of the program year 2016/17, who will receive Scaling Grants, worth 10.000 € each, awarded by the John S. Latsis Public Benefit Foundation

Urban Music and Dance Show, celebrating the transformative power of creative ideas, with Morris Perry and artists of Fujiama Nightclub

22.00 Get Together

With drinks & snacks

Global Experience Lounge with Djane Sibyll Mandragora

Print version (PDF) Invitation and Program overview

More information on START: www.startgreece.net

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